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Long U. S. National Doubles Final-Round Streak Ends In Baltimore
When Morris Clothier and Gary Waite lost by a score of 8-15 16-13 17-16 15-11 to Addison West and Ryan O'Connell in the semifinals of the 2010 U. S. National Doubles in Baltimore on the last weekend of March, the tally brought to an end an extended run in this hallowed competition that, for high-level consistency and longevity, is extremely unlikely ever again to be approached, much less surpassed. Excepting the two years (namely 2006 and 2007) when the National Doubles had been a prize-money stop on the ISDA pro-doubles tour, the West/O'Connell victory marked the first time in the 14 years since Baltimore last hosted this tournament back in 1996 that Clothier had been eliminated prior to the finals of this championship.
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